PTERA flies at Edwards Air Force Base

Area-I delivered a PTERA-Baseline air-frame to NASA Armstrong in October 2014. A year later in October 15, Area-I personnel traveled to Edwards Airforce Base to lead the initial flight tests and train NASA engineers.

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ALTIUS in the News

Area-I's ALTIUS has been featured in several publications now that the project has become public. Follow the links below to learn more: Jane's 18-May-2017 National Defense Magazine May-2017 UAS Vision May-2017 National Defense...

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PTERA Spanwise Adaptive Wing Project Unveiled

PTERA Spanwise Adaptive Wing Project Unveiled

Area-I is working with NASA engineers from Armstrong, Langley and Glenn in addition to Boeing on research to investigate the effects of articulating wings on aircraft performance using advanced actuators. PTERA (Prototype-Technology Evaluation Research...

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PTERA Phase 2

PTERA Phase 2

Area-I has been awarded a Phase 2 contract with NASA for our Prototype-Technology Evaluation and Research Aircraft (PTERA) UAS. Area-I was previously awarded a Phase 1 contract for PTERA that involved prepping the UAS for flight testing and concluded in...

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Area-I in AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems

AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems: Mission Critical magazine published an article on MEMs (microelectromechanical) devices used in today’s world. The author highlights MEMs sensors used in unmanned systems, specifically those produced by Xsens. Xsens is a leader in IMU...

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UASVISION.com Area-I article

UASVISION.com has posted an article about PTERA’s integration of the Xsens MTi-G GPS/INS. Area-I’s UAS used this technology to record a wide array of position and velocity data during flight testing. Click to read the whole...

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